Program

Hallowell Davis lecture:
John D. Durrant – Unpublished Works and the Importance of Continuing to Turn Stones in Our Science

Invited lectures:
John J. Rosowski – Wideband Acoustic Immittance and Sound Power Absorbance as a measure of the Acoustic Reflex

Frank Musiek – The Middle latency response (MLR) and disorders of the central nervous system

Mridula Sharma – Applications of auditory evoked potentials in understanding ABC: auditory processing, bilingualism and cognition

John Ferraro – Electrocochleography in the Diagnosis and Possible Prediction of Meniere’s Disease/Endolymphatic Hydrops

Paul Kileny – Tympanic Electrocochleography in SSCD : diagnostic, and intraoperative monitoring applications

Special sessions:
Application of functional imaging in hearing science and audiology –David L. McPherson, Tomasz Wolak

IERASG XXV Anniversary Historical Session – Chair: A.R.D.Thornton

Main topics:

  • Auditory brainstem responses
  • Auditory middle and long latency responses
  • Auditory cognitive and event-related potentials
  • Auditory steady state responses
  • Electrocochleography
  • Electric evoked responses
  • Otoacoustic emissions
  • Vestibular evoked myogenic potentials
  • Other related topics
Program
Workshops:
James W. Hall III – Clinical Application of Auditory Evoked Responses in Children: Evidence-Based Procedures and Protocols
I. Electrocochleography (ECochG): Test Protocol
II. ECochG: Clinical Applications in Children
III. Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR): Test Protocol
IV. ABR: Clinical Applications in Children
V. Cortical Auditory Evoked Responses: Test Protocol
VI. Cortical Auditory Evoked Responses: Clinical Applications in Children

John J. Rosowski, M. Patrick Feeney – Wideband Acoustic Immittance
I. Scientific Background
II. Normative data in adults and children
III. Demonstration and hands-on practice
IV. Results in middle ear and other disorders

Steven Bell – Analysis and applications of speech evoked responses
Session 1: Brainstem and envelope following responses to speech
I. Empirical mode decomposition of brainstem responses to speech
II. Brainstem and following responses
III. ASSR with speech like stimuli
IV. Envelope following responses to vowel stimuli
V. Round table discussion: Should we be using brainstem level responses to speech in clinic?
Session 2: Cortical responses to speech
I. Cortical responses: Experiences of the NAL group
II. Cortical responses to short speech sounds
III. Cortical responses to speech envelope
IV. Round Table discussion: Should we be using cortical level responses to speech in clinic?

Andrew Dimitrijevic – Advanced EEG analysis
I. EEG pre-processing in EEGLAB
II. How to use Independent Component Analysis (ICA) to reduce cochlear implant artifacts
III. Time-frequency analysis
IV. Introduction to brain source analysis in Brainstorm

Please note that workshops will be conducted simultaneously in two streams. Auditory evoked responses and wideband immittance in one room, speech evoked responses and EEG analysis in second room